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Total loan: $1,025

Elena

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Puno, Puno, Peru / Arts

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A loan helped For the purchase of cloths and colored acrylic wool.


Elena's story

Elena is a partner of the "Inmaculada Concepción" Communal Bank that is located in the city of Juli, in the province of Chucuito, in the district of Puno. She is 38 years old, married, and the mother of two children. She has two years of secondary education. She lives in the Independiente Jr llave neighborhood. She has been working with the women’s rights organization Movimiento Manuela Ramos for many years. Her first loan was S/. 300.00 new soles, which she used as capital to start her businesses of buying and selling grocery items. Currently, she requests an additional loan of S/. 3000.00 new soles. She will use this money to acquire cloth, which she buys directly from wholesale producers. She will also buy wool in various colors so she can make borders around the cloths. She hopes to be able to export her products. She likes the meetings and the facilities in the loans.

Translated from Spanish by Colleen Godfrey, Kiva Volunteer